Closer Look: Otis Redding; Sunken Slave Ship; And More

Recording star Otis Redding of Macon, Ga., shown Dec. 10, 1967. (AP Photo)
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Tuesday on “Closer Look with Rose Scott and Jim Burress”:

  • 0:00: Rose Scott and Jim Burress give a news brief on new policies from Homeland Security regarding undocumented immigrants and the U.S. Border Patrol;
  • 1:13: Reginald G. “Ray” Moore, retired Secret Service agent, talks about the $24 million settlement and 16-year litigation of the class-action lawsuit which accused the United States Secret Service of systematic discriminating against African-American agents;
  • 14:14: Jim Link, chief human resources officer for Randstad North America, talks about the staffing firm’s 2017 Salary Guide and the top jobs in Atlanta;
  • 24:17: Mark Lockett and Otis Redding III talk about music and the life and legacy of music icon Otis Redding;
  • 34:24: Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Cottman talks about his book, “Shackles from the Deep,” which traces the roots of a sunken slave ship discovered off the coast of Florida.

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